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PBS
Dec 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
>>> welcome to "newsline." it's wednesday, december 12th. i'm catherine kobayashi. the south korean government officials say north korean workers have dismantled a rocket they had been preparing to launch. leaders in pyongyang say they want to put a satellite into orbit, but those in seoul and elsewhere believe the north koreans want to develop technology for a long-range missile, and they still expect the launch will go ahead. south korean government officials told nhk that they confirmed the three-stage rocket was being taken down, and they said it was moved to a nearby facility. on monday, officials in pyongyang extended the launch window by one week to december 29th. they said they were having technical problems with the first-stage control module. government officials in seoul say the defect may not be limited to the first stage, and it may take some time before launch is possible. but they remain on alert. they say they believe the north koreans still want to launch the missile before the end of the month. >>> south korean media have reported on claims that iranian missile experts are he
KCSMMHZ
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
reclusive nation is going ahead with its next long-range ballistic missile launch. south korean sources say crews in the north have apparently installed the first section of a three-stage missile at a launch facility. north korean authorities maintain they're only firing off a rocket to put a satellite into orbit. they made the announcement saturday. they say the launch will happen between december 10th and 22nd and that the rocket will head south. they held a similar launch in april that ended in failure. south korean government sources say they believe the missile's first-stage booster has been moved on to a launch pad at a facility in the northwestern part of the country. south korean officials discussed the planned launch with ambassadors from japan and three other countries. south korean foreign ministry officials met separately with envoys from japan, the united states, china, and russia, all members of the six-party talks on north korea's nuclear program. details of the meetings haven't been released, but it's believed the five nations discussed ways to convince officials in pyon
KCSMMHZ
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
>>> south koreans are getting used to the idea of their first female leader. park geun-hye starts laying out her plans a day after she won the presidential election. policymakers and japan's central bank have injected another shot of stimulus into the economy. they're facing pressure from the incoming japanese leader. >>> welcome to nhk world "newsline." park geun-hye made a lot of promises during her election campaign. she said she would make life better for south koreans. now the pressure for her to keep those promises is on. people across the country are watching the president-elect closely and analyzing her victory. earlier i spoke with a reporter in seoul on the day after the election. >> reporter: the south korean media are busy telling park geun-hye's history, they're going over the twists and turns of the path that led to the start of a late president back to the blue house as president. experts say the high voter turnout helps park win more than 50% of the ballots. some initially thought it would have favored opposition candidate moon jae-in who has widespread support amo
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
. it has been released and is orbiting earth. south korean officials say it had an estimated range of 10,000 kilometers, enough to reach the u.s. west coast. >>> south korean forces have retrieved a portion of the north korean rocket that fell over the yellow sea. they want to study the debris to learn more about the north's missile technology. the south korean navy recovered the debris from a depth of 80 meters. the sill object weighs 32 kilometers, they believe it to be a fuel tank from the first stage of the rocket. it has korean characters for the rocket's name and four holes at the bottom with wiring still in place. defense ministry officials plan to work with experts from the united states to analyze the object's metal composition and possible fuel residue. >>> north korea's rocket launch has set off another round of world condemnation. once again, much of the attention is on china. the north's most influential ally. today on china report, we look at the response from leaders in bejing and what motivates their longstanding relationship with an isolated regime. >> reporter: chine
KCSMMHZ
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
missile is false. it has been released and is orbiting earth. south korean officials say it had an estimated range of 10,000 kilometers, enough to reach the u.s. west coast. >>> south korean forces have retrieved a portion of the north korean rocket that fell over the yellow sea. they want to study the debris to learn more about the north's missile technology. the south korean navy recovered the debris from a depth of 80 meters. the sill object weighs 32 kilometers, they believe it to be a fuel tank from the first stage of the rocket. it has korean characters for the rocket's name and four holes at the bottom with wiring still in place. defense ministry officials plan to work with experts from the united states to analyze the object's metal composition and possible fuel residue. >>> north korea's rocket launch has set off another round of world condemnation. once again, much of the attention is on china. the north's most influential ally. today on china report, we look at the response from leaders in bejing and what motivates their longstanding relationship with an isolated regime.
PBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
south koreans control them. members of the new administration say they won't let the issue undermine relations. fumio kishida has conveyed the message to his south korean counterpart, kim sung-hwan by telephone. >> translator: various disputes could occur over specific issues in our relationship as neighbors. but we hope we can overcome these challenges and strengthen our ties. >> prime minister abe is sending former finance minister fukushiro nukaga to seoul next week as a special envoy. nukaga is expected to meet with south korean president-elect park geun-hye and deliver a letter to her from abe. relations between the neighbors have been strained since lee myung bak visited the islands in august. >>> it's been more than a month since israel and hamas agreed to a cease fire in the gaza strip. more than 170 palestinians and six israelis died in the fighting. the violence left many traumatized particularly children. here's the report from gaza. >> reporter: one month into the cease fire resentment against israel runs deep in the gaza strip. militants are showing off the wre
PBS
Dec 13, 2012 7:00pm PST
. the launch is the wish of the late later it is said. >>> sailors p for the south korean navy have fnd whathey believe is the first stage of the rocket. a defense ministry spokesperson says the sailors located the debris in the yellow sea about an hour and a half after the launch. ministry officials released photos and this video of the operation. the sailors found a 10-meter section of fuselage, the word korean for milky way was written on the side. that's the name of the rocket that the north koreans sent up. they say the debris was part of the first stage. they say the slors tried to tie a rope afterward around the section but it sank. they'll try to salvage it when the ocean is calmer. >> translator: we expected to be able to learn more about the north korean rocket by analyzing the first stage debris. >> some south koreans have criticized the defense ministry for failing to anticipate the launch. >>> japanese people have many issues to consider before voting in the general election on sunday. one involves opening up their markets. politicians are divided over whether japan sho
PBS
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
technology. >>> millions of south koreans are taking time out of their day to chart their future. polling stations are open for a presidential election. voters are weighing a number of issues as they cast ballots from the state of the economy to relations with north korea. the main candidates in this race are park geun-hye of the ruling saenuri, and moon jae-in. they're leading four other candidates and almost tied. park has a support rate of 44.9%. moon has 41.4%. 1/10 of voters say they're still undecided. moon is pledging change for working and middle-class people. he said he'll invest in job creation and establish a stable welfare system. he's been selling his message to young and independent voters. they backed former contender anh cho suh. anh dropped out earlier in the month and threw his support behind moon. park is the daughter of a late south korean president. she is stressing that she will work hard to improve people's lives. she's focusing on conservative and pro-business voters. south koreans will consider several issues as they fill out their ballots. they've expres
KCSMMHZ
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
. japanese officials say the takeshima islands belong to japan but the south koreans control them. members of the new administration say they won't let the issue undermine relations. fumio kishida has conveyed the message to his south korean counterpart, kim sung-hwan by telephone. >> translator: various disputes could occur over specific issues in our relationship as neighbors. but we hope we can overcome these challenges and strengthen our ties. >> prime minister abe is sending former finance minister fukushiro nukaga to seoul next week as a special envoy. nukaga is expected to meet with south korean president-elect park geun-hye and deliver a letter to her from abe. relations between the neighbors have been strained since lee myung bak visited the islands in august. >>> it's been more than a month since israel and hamas agreed to a cease fire in the gaza strip. six israelis died in the fighting. the vit lens violence left many traumatized particularly children. here's the report from gaza. >> reporter: one month into the cease fire resentment against israel runs deep in the gaza strip. mil
WHUT
Dec 28, 2012 7:30am EST
almost across the board. today was the last trading day the year in many markets. south korean shares ended 0 high pressure 49% higher. mainland china stocks rose touching higher levels in more than six months. the hang seng closed at its peak for 2012. here in japan business leaders have urged prime minister shinzo abe to join negotiations for a transpacific partnership trade agreement as soon as possible. a letter was handed to abe to request the government action. in the letter, okamura said japan's participation is essentially to make the hopes of people reflected. he called on abe to beef up the competitiveness of the country's farming sector. one of the industries that could be affected by the tpp. some members of the ruling liberal democratic party have voiced opposition to japan's participation in the tpp talks. about 100 members opposing the tpp held a meeting on friday. they said japan's participation could hurt agriculture and health care and insurance. leader of the group said the party should keep its election pledge that it will not accept an accord that would require pa
PBS
Dec 19, 2012 7:00pm PST
>>> park in power. voters in south korea elect their first female president. south koreans have woken up to a new era of politics. park will become the first woman to lead their country. the candidate from the ruling party defeated moon of the democratic united party in a tight race. >> translator: i won't forget you supported and trusted me in this campaign. i'll build a society where people can make their dreams come true and i will create an area of people's happiness where everyone can feel it is worthwhile. >> park won more than 51% of the vote. moon took 48%. during the campaign park contributed her wealth of political experience. she squared off with moon on a number of issues. they say powerful business blogs are taking market share away from small and medium size firms. park argued south korea needs to do more to build trust with north korea. her father was president too so she understands some of the difficulties she'll face. we have more on that. >> reporter: this victory is thanks to the enthusiasm of people who want to raise their living standard. the name recogniti
KCSMMHZ
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
. south korean government officials say their neighbors are sending up a missile. they say it has a range of more than 10,000 kilometers, capable of reaching the u.s. west coast. experts used data from previous launches to make their estimate. they say a missile launched in 2009 had a range of almost 7,000 kilometers. north korean officials tried again in april. that one exploded shortly after takeoff. but the first booster burned 18 seconds longer than those used in previous attempts. the experts believe engineers may have succeeded in reducing the size of a nuclear warhead. south korean officials say workers have completed assembly of the three-stage missile. they say once the crew injects the fuel, it would be ready to go. authorities in pyongyang say they'll launch between the 10th and 22nd of this month. they say they're sending a satellite into orbit, but leaders of japan and other countries believe the north koreans are carrying out a test of a long-range ballistic missile. >>> south korean foreign minister kim sung-hwan has criticized north korea for spending more than $500
KCSMMHZ
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am PST
every day is proving a logistical nightmare. the south korean capital seoul is taking a positive approach to this huge task. there, waste management authorities are beginning to rely on sophisticated recycling techniques and reclaiming precious resources to fuel this metropolis. we take a look at seoul's attempt to make city life more sustainable. >> the district of myeongdong, one of seoul's main shopping areas, is teeming with customers almost every evening. south korean teenagers in particular are keen to keep up with the latest fashions and trends. while the masses shop till they drop, others are getting to work on the night shift. seoul's waste collectors handle with the trash produced by the city's consumerist society. an estimated 20,000 people living in the asian megacity live or earn extra income from recycling what others throw away. they concentrate on the entertainment and businesspdist. the refuse picked up in most of the residential areas is now conscientiously separated and recycled. >> the law allows the trash collectors to pick up plastic packaging, waste paper a
KCSMMHZ
Dec 19, 2012 2:30pm PST
there's quite a lot of room for maneuvering. >> thanks for the update. south korean tv stations are projecting the winner of the presidential election. she would be the country's first female president. >> most of the votes have been counted, and tv networks say the conservative candidate and daughter of former dictator has one victory over her liberal rival. for the very latest, we have a reporter from seoul. if there is official confirmation, what we can expect from the new president in terms of policy? >> she is from the conservative party here. although she has most recently softened her policy stance, she has been promising social welfare programs while on the campaign trail. even a softer stance toward north korea. the major issues of this election were economic issues. a high unemployment rate for youth. hi household tax. she really campaigned on economic concerns. she said a few days ago during a debate that as a woman, she feels she is best at handling a crisis and she is ready to become the mother of the nation. >> you mentioned she would be the first woman to hold this po
PBS
Dec 18, 2012 7:00pm PST
is the daughter of a late south korean president. she is stressing that she will work hard to improve people's lives. she's focusing on conservative and pro-business voters. south koreans will consider several issues as they fill out their ballots. they've expressed concern about the gap between rich and poor, which has widened under outgoing president lee myung bak. 40 million people are eligible to vote. more than 13,000 polling stations are open from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. electoral officials will start counting ballots right after that. >>> protesters hit the streets across china in september after japan nationalized the senkaku islands. a chinese government think tank reports the islands and those demonstrations topped internet posts this year. the chinese academy of social sciences released a report about online forums and the chinese microblogging site waebo. researchers say users made 177 million posts about the islands and protests over them. the second most popular topic was the london olympics, with fewer than half the number of posts. the report highlights that some of
KCSMMHZ
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
south korea, japan and the u.s. say the north koreans actually fired off a long-range missile. >>> the state broadcaster has played this video repeatedly throughout the past day. it's the first time they released a video filmed at the actual launch site. previously they showed images from the screen at the control facility. >> translator: even countries with developed satellite technology have had many failed launches but we learned from the failure in april. we launched today's rocket with a conviction to succeed. >> the first stage fell into the yellow sea west of the korean peninsula. the nose cover fell a short distance beyond that. the second stage dropped into the pacific ocean east of the philippines. >>> an american astrophysicist says what the north koreans call a satellite is an orbit commonly used by intelligence in observation satellites. jonathan mcdowell is the harvard smithsonian center for astro physics. he says the object seems to be orbiting south/north about 500 kilometers above earth. >>> south korea says the north was trying to create confusion before its
KCSMMHZ
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
. welcome to nhk world "newsline." south korean officials told nhk that north korea is removing a satellite carrying rocket from a launch pad. apparently undergoing repairs. it extended the launch period by a week to december 29th because of technical problems. officials in many countries believe the north is trying to carry out a long-range missile test. north korean technicians are thought to have examined the missile on the launchpad, but they apparently decided the problem could not be solved simply by replacing defective parts in the rocket's first stage. south korean officials say problems may exist in the entire system. repairs to the rocket may not be completed in two days, the south koreans believe the north has not given up on the planned launch. the head of the self-defense force says his agency remains on high alert. >> translator: we are fully prepared to respond quickly and deal with any unexpected developments. we will do our best to guard our nation's lives, property, and all elements of its safety. >> he emphasized the risk has not changed, only the time period ha
RT
Dec 25, 2012 9:00am EST
so the south korean border they can also potentially be used to monitor north koreans and north korea's nuclear facilities however we have to remember that north korea is one of many times but its territorial integrity so i think will happen is if south korean drones for example penetrate north korean airspace this could potentially start a huge conflict and if you look at the results of that latest offering elections the president will let him pay she campaigned on a model of. reaching. into relations with north korea one will get easier in pyongyang but i think what this shows is that by purchasing these drones or having the intention to at least the ruling party doesn't really have any plans to change its foreign policy trajectory in any need for i don't think north korea will attack anyone unless it's for a book first and if we look at the reports coming out of south korea were south korean scientists that looked at the satellite this morning in orbit around a small function and reports say the machining work done on the galaxy three missile that they watched was for food so
RT
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am EST
use these drones to monitor the demilitarized zone so the south korean border they could all sit with attention would be used to monitor north koreans and your korea's nuclear facilities but we have to remember that north korea is one of many times but its territorial integrity so i think will happen is if south korean drones for example penetrate through airspace this could potentially start a huge conflict and if we look at the results of the latest offering elections the president will lead or kim k. she can model of. reaching. into the relations with north korea and we will get easier in pyongyang but i think what this shows is that purchasing these rooms or having the n.p.t. at least the ruling party doesn't really have any plans to change its foreign policy trajectory in any meaningful way and you say that if the drones actually cross over into north korean territory this could potentially provoke conflict do you feel that the sale in itself could perhaps make north korea more reluctant to enter into dialogue with the international community. absolutely i mean they're going to u
RT
Dec 26, 2012 12:00am EST
them so the south korean border they could also potentially be used to monitor north koreans and north korea's nuclear facilities however we have to remember that north korea has warned many times but its territorial integrity so i think will happen is if south korean drones for example penetrate north korean airspace this could potentially start a huge conflict and if you look at the results of the latest offering elections the president will let him hey she campaigned on a model of. reaching. into the relations with north korea one will get easier in pyongyang but i think what this shows is that by purchasing these drones or having the intention to at least the ruling party doesn't really have any plans to change its foreign policy trajectory in any meaningful way. a divisive election campaign is looming over egypt with a new parliamentary vote to take place within the next two months it comes after president morsi signed into effect the country's first post mubarak constitution pass or to stage a referendum the yes vote was confirmed on tuesday after an official probe into allegatio
KCSMMHZ
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
. officials in south korea, japan and elsewhere say the north koreans fired off a long-range missile. japanese government officials say it traveled south over okinawa. they say the launch went at the north koreans had predicted. the first stage fell in to the yellow sea. the nose section fell a short distance beyond that. the second stage dropped in to the pacific ocean east of the philippines. japanese defense officials say they learned of the launch from u.s. missile warning systems around 9:51 japan time. it was confirmed around 10:01 by self defense forces radar which then tracked the rocket. the ministry says it decided not to fire its patriot defense missiles because the rocket was confirmed to pass over okinawa toward the pacific ocean. the officials say there was no possibility of debris falling on japanese territory. south korea's defense ministry says the rocket that north korea launched on wednesday could have reached as far as the u.s. west coast. >> translator: the rocket launched today must be a long-range missile with an estimated range of about 10,000 kilometers. >> k
KCSMMHZ
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
controls the islands and japan has claimed them for years. now a south korean government report has said for the first time that the military is ready and willing to defend the territory. the defense white paper notes the islands are an inherent part of south korea. geographically, historically and under international law. it features three photos of the islands. one shows the navy staging a drill in nearby waters. the report says the military has a strong willingness to defend the islands and has prepared a deterrent strategy. as in past reports, this latest white paper also uses the phrase enmany toy define north korea. it notes the reclusive nation has honed missile technology through several tests and cites analysis of imaged and scientists in the north are enriching uranium. at a new facility. >>> the defense and foreign policy files are just two in a stack that will be on park's desk when she takes over as president. many south koreans want her to rein in the country's conglomerates. these big business blocks have helped fuel the economy but they've also been suffocating small and
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
. south korean government officials say their neighbors are sending up a missile. they say it has a range of more than 10,000 kilometers capable of reaching the u.s. west coast. experts used data from previous launches to make their estimate. they say a missile launched in 2009 had a range of almost 7,000 kilometers. north korean officials tried again in april. the rocket exploded shortly after takeoff. but the first booster burned 18 seconds longer than those used in previous attempts. the experts believe engineers may have succeeded in reducing the size of a nuclear warhead. south korean officials say workers have completed the assembly of the three-stage missile. they say once the crew injects the fuel, it will be ready to go. authorities in pyongyang say they've launch between the 10th and 22nd of this month. they say they're sending a satellite into orbit. but leaders of japan and other countries believe the north koreans are carrying out a test of a long-range ballistic missile. the senior u.s. diplomat on north korea has warned the leadership there. he said the u.s. will refe
RT
Dec 25, 2012 11:00pm EST
these drones to monitor the demilitarized zone so the south korean border they could watch it would traditionally be used to monitor north koreans and your korea's nuclear facilities but we have to remember that you are just one of many times but its territorial integrity sort of thing will happen is if south koreans rooms for example penetrate with green airspace this could potentially if you can see it if you look at the results of the latest offering the elections the president will work in hey she can. reach. into the way she is with north korea and then we can get easier and you know that i think what it was is that they were just to these rooms are having the entry to at least forty doesn't really have any plans to change its foreign policy trajectory. a divisive election campaign is looming over or the new parliamentary about to take place within the next two months it comes after president morsi signed into effect the country's first post mubarak constitution passed in a two state referendum the gas vote was confirmed on tuesday after an official probe into allegations of vo
PBS
Dec 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
claimed them for years. now a south korean government report has said for the first time that the military is ready and willing to defend the territory. the defense white paper notes the islands are an inherent part of south korea. geographically, historically and under international law. it features three photos of the islands. one shows the navy staging a drill in nearby waters. the report says the military has a strong willingness to defend the islands and has prepared a deterrent strategy. as in past reports, this latest white paper also uses the phrase enemy to define north korea. it notes the reclusive nation has honed missile technology through several tests and cites analysis of satellite images and concludes that scientists are enriching uranium at a new facility. >>> the defense and foreign policy files are just two in a stack that will be on park's desk when she takes over as president. many south koreans want her to rein in the country's conglomerates. these big business blocks have helped fuel the economy but they've also been suffocating small and medium sized compan
WHUT
Dec 6, 2012 7:30am EST
warhead. south korean officials say workers have completed the assembly of the three-stage missile. they say once the crew injects the fuel, it will be ready to go. authorities in pyongyang say they'll launch between the 10th and 22nd of this month. they say they're sending a satellite into orbit, but leaders of japan and other countries believe the north koreans are carrying out a test of a long-range ballistic missile. >>> the senior u.s. diplomat on north korea has warned the leadership there. he said the u.s. will refer the matter to the u.n. security council if they go ahead with the launch. >> we will be prepared to work with our partners, including the united nations security council, to respond in a swift, effective, and credible manner. >> davies said the u.s. could strengthen sanctions. he said existing penalties have already hampered north korea's nuclear program. davies has been holding discussions with his counterparts from china as well as japan and south korea. he said he hopes the chinese can use their influence with their allies in pyongyang. >>> south korean foreign min
WHUT
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
dollars in damages to be paid for by samsung. the south korean technology giant wants the judge to overturn the verdict or at least reduce the fine. apple wants a judge to increase the damages as well as putting a ban on some of the samsung smartphones. what is interesting is the reason did the judge is reviewing the case. according to samsung, the foreman of the jury acted with a deliberate dishonesty. samsung is saying he did not pass on information that he was part of a lawsuit 20 years ago against a hard drive company and that lawsuit resulted in the company having to file for bankruptcy. samsung owned a minority stake in that company. the battle continues. experts have told me this battle between apple and samsung goes beyond just these two, but it's part of a bigger technology battle. >> what is happening now has to do much more with apple and google waiting a proxy war. apple is not going after google because google makes androids, but they can go after the manufacturers who are making money off of it. other manufacturers and apple and google are playing this secret three-di
KCSMMHZ
Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST
moon on a number of issues during the campaign. south koreans want their next leader to rein in the country's conglomerates. they say they are snatching market is share away from small and medium sized firms. park favors restraints to keep growth in check, but insisted that major companies should enjoy future regulations. on the diplomatic front, park on the diplomatic front, park on the diplomatic front, park on the diplomatic front, park on the diplomatic front, park argued that her country should built a relationship of trust with north korea before opening dialog with the nation. we have our team in south seoul, covering the south korean presidential election. kaho izumitani has more. kaho, what happened park win this vote? >> reporter: her name, for one thing. she is the late daughter of the architect of the modern economic. park built on her name by portraying herself as a seasoned politician with 15 years of experience as a lawmaker. she used the ruling party's organizational power to her full advantage in promoting her campaign. she focused on the province of shenzen to lock
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 2:00pm PST
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KCSMMHZ
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am PST
. they change the country's society from one in which the weak live in desperation. >>> south koreans are getting ready to pick the next president. two candidates are locked into a tight race. one is an activist turned politician. the other would become the first woman to hold the top job if voted in. nhk world's anna jung has from seoul. >> people braved the cold and gathered behind to hear park of the ruling party deliver a campaign speech. she picked a sill bolick. she called on south koreans to vote for her. if elected she would work to reignite the country. she will stay ahead of the main competitor moon jae-un. he represents the opposition united party. moon says if he were president he would do more the middle and working classes. park and moon along with four independent candidates have been appeals young voters and others undecided. whoever gets their support stands a good chance of winning. nhk world has the story. >> reporter: a video of the candidate park. she looks back on the outpouring of family sympathy six years ago. it came while he was campaigning and a man slashed her
LINKTV
Dec 19, 2012 5:30am PST
coldest weather wasn't any presidential polls and the began in 1987. nearly 76% of south koreans voted. it compares to nearly 63% in the 2007 election and 71% in 2002. let's find out the very latest. perry joins us from the south korean capital. -- harry joins us. we are awaiting official announcements. when can we expect it to happen? >> it could be any time really in terms of the victory acknowledgement or even a concession in the next two or three hours, depending on how close the numbers become. speaking to a couple of senior advisers, one in each party. the adviser for the park-geun hye see more relaxed and confident. suggesting the exit poll, by no means conclusive, that put the candidate had gained the edge. but he said if they did with it would be at by a razor-thin. the democratic united party adviser was saying that seemed to be in better shape of the exit polls, they finished pulling with an hour still to go in voting. could be a late spurt of the support. the most substantial paul -- poll so far, they say that lead is still within their own margin of error. in terms of the
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
, 2004 south korean singer rapped about killing americans in 2019 and is invited to perform for president obama. ♪ ♪ >> eric: maybe not. we will gangmam bang it out next. and make sure you go to the facebook page. we are updating and posting facebook.com/thefivefnc. click like. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> greg: we're going to hell. the korean pop star performed at christmas in washington last night. joe biden took a picture with him thinking he's obama. he is the guy behind gangnam style is exposed for a song called "stare american" what which had him rap kill the bleeping yankees who ordered them to forture. kill their daughters, mothers, daughters-in-law and fathers, kill them all slowly an painfully. now he says he is deeply sorry for how the lyrics could be interpreted so there is more than one way to interpret "kill them all"? psy would rap a different tune about the military. hi'd do the silly horse trot screaming "save me america" prodded by a commie bayonet. but i don't care. if i got upset every time a singer bashed america i'd suffer from upset paralysi
RT
Dec 25, 2012 8:00am EST
that they will use these drones to monitor the demilitarized zone so the south korean border they could all sit with attention would be used to monitor north koreans your prey's new difficile of these but we have to remember that north korea is one of many times but its territorial integrity so i think will happen is if south korean drones for example penetrate north korean air space this could potentially start a huge conflict and if you look at the results of the latest offering elections the president will work in hey she can model both. into the relationship with north korea and then we'll get easier but i think what this shows is that i purchased you these rooms you're having the energy to at least the ruling party doesn't really have any plans to change its foreign policy trajectory in the world i don't think north korea if we attack anyone in this it's the book first and if we look at reports coming out of south korea or south korea and the scientists it looked at the satellite this morning you orbit around a small country and reports say that the machines were down on the
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Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
[000:00:00;00] the the . ps the south korean sensation has gone people around the world are dancing to gangnam style side even performed for the president despite his anti-u.s. songs meanwhile several americans are being persecuted for defying the obama administration a look at this double standard straight ahead. and children across the u.s. go to school learn their a.b.c.'s on the basics of arithmetic but a growing number of young teens are getting a tough lesson in reality with more students headed to prison every day we're told the school to prison pipeline we'll tell you who's profiting from this phenomenon coming up. and we've heard of too big to fail but how about too big to cut d.c. lawmakers are fighting hard to protect against the military against sequester ation cuts we'll take you to the battle over funding and ask if the military is really worth all of the money being spent on it. it is monday december tenth four pm in washington d.c. i'm christine for you watching our team while if you haven't been dancing to gangnam style you're one of the few who didn't contribute to
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Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
he is the south korean sensation who has got people around the world a dancing gong i'm styled some i even perform for the president of the united states despite his name to u.s. songs meanwhile several americans are being persecuted for defying the obama administration a look at there's a double standard straight ahead. and it seems like just yesterday the government was dumping buckets of money on fannie mae and freddie mac. to save the troubled mortgage lenders today company execs are living large very large the times of salaries americans would salivate over and we're not just talking a few people here the disturbing numbers coming up in a bit. and we've heard of too big to fail how about too big to cut d.c. lawmakers are fighting hard to protect the military against sequenced ration cuts we'll take you to the battle over funding and ask if the military is really worth all of the money spent. a good evening it's monday december tenth eight pm in washington d.c. my name is christine and you're watching our t.v. . well if you haven't been dancing to gangnam style you're one of the
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